1. City Spotlights

  1. OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULED FOR PUBLIC INPUT ON PROPOSED UPDATED SIGN ORDINANCE

    An Open House has been scheduled by the Suffolk Planning & Community Development Dept. for Wed., June 30, 2021, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Suffolk City Hall, 442 W Washington St, in order for public to provide input on proposed update to the Sign Ordinance. Read on...
  2. Sign Regulation Updates

    Learn more about proposed updates to the UDO regarding sign regulations and a scheduled public information meeting on this topic. Read on...
  3. Suffolk Parks & Recreation Cypress Park Pool Repairs Complete: Opening June 12, 2021

    Great news! Repairs at Suffolk Parks & Recreation’s Cypress Park Pool are complete. Opening day is now set for Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Read on...
  4. Who’s Hiring in Suffolk? Here’s a List.

    Businesses across the United States have reopened their doors and are gearing up to get back to pre – pandemic operations. In Suffolk, there has been a shift in focus to reemployment across a broad range of industries. Read on...
  5. Public Utilities Announces Deadline Extension to Second HRUBS Utility Bill Pandemic Relief Program

    The Suffolk Department of Public Utilities announces a deadline extension to the second HRUBS Utility Bill Pandemic Relief Program that originally became effective on Monday, December 21, 2020. Read on...
  6. Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced that the $3.2 billion Emergency Broadband Benefit Program will launch on May 12, 2021. Read on...
  7. RESOURCES FOR REPORTING TRAIN CONCERNS

    Many of our citizens have expressed frustration about traffic issues caused by trains blocking a railroad crossing. When there’s a traffic issue or a backup, citizens often turn to local law enforcement for resolution of the issue. Read on...
  8. Summer Burn Ban Begins May 1st

    The Suffolk Department of Fire & Rescue’s Fire Prevention Bureau wants to advise citizens that there is no open air burning allowed from May 1st through September 30, 2021. Read on...
  9. Lake Cohoon Road Bridge Crossing Project Scheduled

    The Department of Public Works advises that a major transportation project on Lake Cohoon Road/State Route 639 will be beginning in late January. Read on...
  10. SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to City of Suffolk Businesses and Residents Affected Isaias

    Virginia businesses and residents affected by Tropical Storm Isaias and resulting tornadoes on August 3 through August 5, 2020 can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the United States Small Business Administration (SBA). Read on...
  11. Suffolk Keeps Citizens Safe and Informed with Suffolk Mass Notification System

    The City of Suffolk is now working with Everbridge, the worldwide leader in unified critical communications, to keep residents safe and informed with quick and reliable emergency notifications and public service announcements. Read on...
  12. What’s Happening in Suffolk This Week

    Read on for a listing of events in Suffolk this week... Read on...
  13. Black Bear Safety Reminders

    Spotting black bears in Suffolk is nothing unusual, especially considering our proximity to the Great Dismal Swamp. Residents can minimize negative interactions with bears by following some simple guidelines. Read on...
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